November 15, 2021
On November 15, Mr. Hagiuda Koichi, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, held a video conference with H.E. Mr. Dan Tehan, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Australia, and exchanged views on strengthening future bilateral cooperation.
Minister Hagiuda held a video conference with H.E. Mr. Dan Tehan, Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, on November 15 (Mon.).
In the meeting, the ministers discussed cooperation in the trade sector through various fora including CPTPP, RCEP, and WTO between Japan and Australia—a Special Strategic Partner that shares the same democratic values and vision of a "free, open Indo-Pacific"—and confirmed that they would further strengthen strategic cooperation toward solving various issues in the Indo-Pacific region.
Division in Charge
Asia and Pacific Division, Trade Policy Bureau